tack on meaning

  "tack on" in a sentence
Verb: tack on
  1. Fix to; attach
    - append, tag on, tack, hang on

Derived forms: tacked on, tacks on, tacking on

See also: tack

Type of: attach


[American slang]
v. phr. To append; add. We were about to sign the contract when we discovered that the lawyer had tacked on a codicil that was not acceptable to us.

Examples

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  1. he put a tack on the teacher's chair . during class
  2. he put a tack on the teacher's chair . . . during class
  3. tacks on the floor, and the tv is on
  4. tacks on the floor, and the tv is on
  5. many schools continue to charge admission, or tack on fees for everything from pencils to exams

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